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[[image:Im1888EnV65-p479.jpg|thumb| 1888.]]
 
[[image:Im1888EnV65-p479.jpg|thumb| 1888.]]
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on the Isle of Wight
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Originally built c.1839.
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1868 Fitted with a Daboll reed fog signal.
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1875 Height reduced by 40 ft.
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Late 1880s: Electric arc lighting installed. Initially there were two steam-driven [[Auguste de Meritens]] magnetos. Later replaced by Brush dynamos.
  
 
Engineered by Sir [[James Nicholas Douglass]].
 
Engineered by Sir [[James Nicholas Douglass]].
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1901 St. Catherine's Point was the scene of comparative trials of vasrious types of foghorns and sirens.
  
  

Revision as of 17:09, 19 January 2020

1888.

on the Isle of Wight

Originally built c.1839.

1868 Fitted with a Daboll reed fog signal.

1875 Height reduced by 40 ft.

Late 1880s: Electric arc lighting installed. Initially there were two steam-driven Auguste de Meritens magnetos. Later replaced by Brush dynamos.

Engineered by Sir James Nicholas Douglass.

1901 St. Catherine's Point was the scene of comparative trials of vasrious types of foghorns and sirens.


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